Rajpur in India

The Rajpur have only been reported in India
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Introduction / History

In Maharashtra they speak Konkani. They read and write in Kannada and Malayalam. They are similar socially to those in Karnataka.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Rajapuri in Karnataka work in cultivation. Some work in trade, business and as day laborers. They often marry their cousins. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming the new family head.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Rajapuri are Hindus.


What Are Their Needs?

They need the abundant life that only Jesus Christ can offer the nations.


Prayer Points

Pray that Indian believers will help them begin their own movement to Christ. Pray for a spiritual hunger that will lead them to the only Savior. Pray for intercessors and workers.


Scripture Prayers for the Rajpur in India.


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Rajpur
People Name in Country Rajpur
Population this Country 60,000
Population all Countries 60,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Balavaliga; Balavalikar; Rachevar; Rajapow; Rajapura Saraswat; Rajapuri; Rajevar; राजपुर
People ID 17932
ROP3 Code 113420
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 5
Largest States
Karnataka
49,000
Kerala
7,500
Maharashtra
1,900
Goa
300
Tamil Nadu
200
Districts Interactive map, listing and data download
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 5
  Karnataka 49,000
  Kerala 7,500
  Maharashtra 1,900
  Goa 300
  Tamil Nadu 200
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Konkani, Goan (32,000 speakers)
Language Code gom   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 6
Secondary Languages
Kannada
7,500
Malayalam
3,800
Konkani
3,000
Tulu
2,400
Marathi
1,100
Primary Language Konkani, Goan (32,000 speakers)
Language Code gom   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 6
Secondary Languages
  Kannada 7,500
  Malayalam 3,800
  Konkani 3,000
  Tulu 2,400
  Marathi 1,100
People Groups Speaking Konkani, Goan

Primary Language:  Konkani, Goan

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1821-1966)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1818-1999)
Bible-Complete Yes  (2006)
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name Source
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Konkani, Goan Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Magdalena video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children Jesus Film Project
General Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Konkani, Goan YouVersion Bibles
Text / Printed Matter Topical Scripture booklets and Bible studies World Missionary Press
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
100.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project.  
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more